Definitions for "Hospice Care"
Long-term care provided exclusively for those with terminal illnesses.
Care that addresses the physical, spiritual, emotional, psychological, social, financial and legal needs of the dying patient and his/her family. A concept that refers to enhancing the dying person's quality of life. Hospice care can be given in the home, a special hospice facility or a combination of both.
A coordinated program of home care that provides for inpatient care for terminally ill patients and their families.
a commercial activity funded and operated through corporate entities including HMOs